Points Named One of Canada's Best Workplaces, Again
Leading loyalty management company recognized for second year by Great Places to Work Institute®
Global leader in loyalty currency management Points (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM) is honored to announce their recognition as one of Canada's Best Places to Work in 2016 and one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Women. Presented by the Great Places to Work Institute®, the award identifies organizations that foster exceptional work environments and cultures that value the growth and development of their team members.
Points ranked #17 as one of Canada's Best Places to Work and also received the recognition as one of the 50 Best Workplaces for Women where the company ranked #19. This is the second year in a row that Points has been recognized by Great Places to Work Institute®.
"A dynamic company culture is not something that simply manifests overnight. It takes the right people with the right attitude, fierce passion and unyielding energy to create something extraordinary together," said Rob MacLean, CEO of Points. "We are honored to be recognized as one of Canada's Best Workplaces and one of the Best Workplaces for Women, for the second year in a row. This is a testament to our team who, day in and day out, work to uphold all that Points is and stands for."
In addition to fostering a vibrant and people-centric workplace, Points continues to drive new innovations across industries and partners in loyalty management and mobile engagement. Using the Points Loyalty Commerce Platform, the company's flagship technology, Points remains at the forefront of customer interactions, making rewards programs more valuable and engaging. They have recently grown their product portfolio to include an industry-first luxury hotel redemption partnership with La Quinta Inns & Suites and a redesigned Delta SkyMiles Experience auction site where members can bid using loyalty currency. Last month, Points was also named one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers.
"Over the years, we've worked to build a collaborative and innovative culture that sparks ideas and inspires relationships," said Christopher Barnard, President of Points. "And that all comes to life through our brilliant team who make our company something special - this award goes to them."
Compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, the "Best Workplaces in Canada" list ranks organizations based on how well they embody the five trust-building dimensions of a great place to work: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. Organizations are evaluated through an employee survey and an in-depth review of the organization's culture, business processes and HR policies. This year, more than 300 nominations were received yielding input from more than 60,000 employees.
A complete list of the 2016 finalists can be found in a Special National Report in The Globe and Mail and on the Great Places to Work Institute's website. For more information on the Great Places to Work Institute, visit http://www.greatplacetowork.ca/.
Points, publicly traded as Points International Ltd. (TSX:PTS)(Nasdaq:PCOM), provides loyalty eCommerce and technology solutions to the world's top brands to power innovative services that drive increased loyalty program revenue and member engagement. With a growing network of over 50 global loyalty programs integrated into its unique Loyalty Commerce Platform, Points offers three core private or co-branded services: its Buy Gift and Transfer service retails loyalty points and miles directly to consumers; its Points Loyalty Wallet service offers any developer transactional access to dozens of loyalty programs and their hundreds of millions of members via a package of APIs; and its Points Travel service helps loyalty programs increase program revenue from hotel bookings, and provides more opportunities for members to earn and redeem loyalty rewards more quickly. Points is headquartered in Toronto with offices in San Francisco and London.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.